Communication Allies Guide for Gender Affirming Resources
Updated: Apr 28
This directory is a listing of gender affirming professionals in various fields supporting the gender expansive, transgender and gender non-conforming community. These include Mental Health, Community Centers, Healthcare, and Self-Care.
~Hair ~ Self-Care ~ Grooming ~ Beauty~
Light Touch Laser Hair Removal Spa
1133 Broadway, Suite 303
New York, New York
Hairrari - Gender neutral barbershop
34 East First Street
New York, NY 10003
~Gender Affirming Healthcare~
PP offers gender affirming health care services. They are committed to decreasing barriers to health care for transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary patients.
Gender affirming hormone therapy for individuals aged 17 and older (under 18 requires parent/guardian consent)
Resources and referrals for primary care, mental health, surgery, dental care, legal services, electrolysis, support groups, and more
Sensitive sexual and reproductive health care
PP follows the Informed Consent model so patients do not need a mental health referral to
receive services. Their gender affirming care services are available in all our health centers through in-person and Telehealth visits.
Northwell Health LGBTQ Transgender Program
Offers primary care, mental health services, gender affirming endocrine care (HRT), and
HIV prevention (PrEP)
410 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, New York 11042
Erin’s Informed Consent HRT Map of US. Erin lists every informed consent hormone therapy clinic for transgender people:
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Website with multiple entries on how to style, LGBTQ living, etc.
Great entry on styling for masculine or androgynous look:
Shoes Buying guide
Nyx Melody, LMHC
We specialize in working with queer, trans, poly, kinky, and BIPOC clients navigating mental health and life challenges. Each provider has different niches including but not limited to: trauma, gender, sexuality, neurodivergence, oppression, substance use, eating disorders, adolescents, etc. We are all OON providers and offer sliding scale fees ranging from $35-$180 per session ($265 for sessions with Nyx Melody).
113 University Place
11th Floor, Offices A & B
New York, NY 10003
Team Bios: https://nyxmelodylmhc.com/meet-the-team
Contact Form: https://nyxmelodylmhc.com/contact
Long Island Institute of Sex Therapy
35 Roosevelt Avenue
Syosset, New York 11791
Dulcinea Pitagora, Ph.D., LCSW, CST
Offers affirming psychotherapy and sex therapy for individuals, couples, multiple-partner
relationships, and poly and leather families within the trans/gender-nonconforming/non-
binary, LGBQIA+, and sex work communities.
See team page for contact information: dulcineapitagora.com/team
At Shurmatz Counseling, we strive to create an environment of hope and healing. We have therapists who specialize in a number of areas, and have intensive training in multiple evidence-based practices.
Shurmatz Counseling is based in Buffalo, NY. We offer telehealth appointments to allow us to accept clients anywhere in New York state. Our therapists specialize in serving a variety of populations, issues and interventions. We strive to create a practice that is convenient (i.e. hours of availability) , effective and affordable. We accept most insurances, and have a sliding scale available for those who qualify. Our therapists are trained in cutting-edge treatments that are best suited for a variety of problems that might be creating barriers between you and the life you want to be leading.
*This organization offers therapy with providers with experience in addressing LGBTQ+ issues
3435 Harlem Rd Cheektowaga, NY 14225
6225 Sheridan Dr., Suite 222 Amherst NY 14221
950A Union Rd, Suite 328, West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 217-6112 || (716) 249-4063
Pride for Youth (PFY)
2050 Bellmore Avenue
Bellmore, New York 11710
Provides free and confidential services including support with housing, employment and legal issues, individual and family counseling, gender affirming services, sexual health services, services for LGBTQ+ youth and adults, services for parents and family members
services for the Latine community servicos for la comunidad Latina, social meetups and events, community education and professional trainings, and food assistance.
Their services include:
Services for Transgender, non-binary and LGBTQ+ Immigrants up to age 30.
Free assistance with name and gender marker changes.
Letters of support for HRT
Asylum Support Letter for LGBTQ Immigrants seeking asylum in the US
Weekly meet-up for transgender women and trans-feminine people for socializing and discussion on a range of relevant topics including , emotional well-being, trans identity, womanhood/femininity, and sexual health.
Supportive space for people 15-30 who identify as transgender, nonbinary or questioning.
Facilitates social connections for LGBTQ+ young people ages 17-30 on Long Island.
The Loft - Gay Center
252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, NY 10605.
The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is a non-profit institution that provides a range of services for the LGBTQ+ Community in Westchester County, NY, and the Lower Hudson Valley Region. The LOFT offers both in-person, virtual, and hybrid services, support groups, social activities, and special events like Westchester Pride, The Hudson Valley TransForum, and also runs The Trans Support of The Hudson Valley (TSHV),a program designed to assist and empower TGNCNB Communities across the lower Hudson Valley region.
~Affirming Houses of Worship~
First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove
7 North Lane
Glen Cove, New York 11542